MINNEAPOLIS – Rebekkah Brunson had her third straight double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 75-65 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night.
Lindsay Whalen added 16 points — including making all 10 of her free throw attempts — and Monica Wright had 10 for the Lynx.
Maya Moore, the top pick in the WNBA draft, scored just seven points — going 2 of 10 from the field. She had 21 points and 16 points in her first two outings for the Lynx (2-1).
Elizabeth Cambage, the draft's second pick, scored 16 points and added 15 rebounds for the Shock (0-2), who couldn't overcome another slow start. Ivory Latta scored 11 and Andrea Riley 10 for Tulsa, which trailed by 20 after three quarters.
The Shock had no early answer for the uptempo Minnesota offense. Brunson scored seven of Minnesota's first nine points, and Whalen had six in the opening quarter, including four on uncontested lay-ups — one set up by Brunson.
Tulsa, which was outscored by 15 points in the opening quarter of Saturday's 93-73 loss at San Antonio, made just one of its first 12 shots and was 3 for 18 in the quarter.
A 3-pointer by Riley got the Shock within nine just before intermission, but back-to-back baskets by Brunson and a 3-pointer by Moore helped push the Minnesota lead back to 16 midway through the third quarter.
Latta scored five points and Cambage four during a 12-4 Tulsa run midway through the fourth to get within 68-59. The Lynx had eight turnovers in the fourth quarter after just four miscues in the first three quarters.
Tulsa, which had 28 turnovers Saturday, committed 12 miscues.